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5 Vim features for power users
I first discovered the Vi editor back in 1986, when the company I worked for took delivery of a Zilog System 8000 running ZEUS—Zilog's version of Unix.
Podman Compose or Docker Compose: Which should you use in Podman?
While Kubernetes has grown to dominate container orchestration, there is still substantial interest in managing containers on a smaller scale, usually for a single system. For these cases, the tool of choice for many years has been Docker Compose.
How to use Subscription Manager on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Use Subscription Manager to sign up your RHEL machines for important software updates and manage them from your central Red Hat account.
How to change boot options on Linux
Make your system boot the way you want it to by editing your Grand Unified Bootloader file.
How to use Linux shell command exit codes
You can use the numeric codes returned by shell scripts or Ansible playbooks to identify problems and test the code.
How to configure Network File System on Linux
The Network File System is a protocol that allows you to set up storage locations on your network.
Linux su vs sudo: what's the difference?
Early Unix computers required full-time system administrators, and they used the root account as their only administrative account.
Why I switched from Apple Music to Jellyfin and Raspberry Pi
Jellyfin fulfills everything on my media library wishlist, making it the ideal open source alternative to Apple Music and other proprietary software tools.
Make a temporary file on Linux with Bash
The mktemp command on Fedora-based systems and tempfile on Debian-based systems are specially designed to alleviate that burden by making it easy to create, use, and remove unique files.
Fedora and Parental Controls
Linux has long been lacking simple tools to help parents. But that is changing, and here we’ll talk about the new parental controls that Fedora Linux provides.
Mega Facebook data breach sees Meta fined $277m
The fine, issued by the Irish Data Protection Commission, is a result of the fallout from scraped data posted to a hacking forum in 2019. This brings the current running tally of fines to close to a billion dollars in fines from the EU since September 2021.
TikTok Invisible Challenge "Unfilter" steals credit cards and other info
Some people are using the filter and then taking their clothes off on screen. They're naked, but the user doesn't see that because they are "invisible".
LastPass admits to customer data breach caused by previous breach
Back in August 2022, popular password manager company LastPass admitted to a data breach. ~ Briefly put, LastPass concluded that the attackers managed to implant malware on a developer's computer.
Number Nine! Chrome fixes another 2022 zero-day, Edge patched too
It's just under two weeks since Google rushed out a Chrome patch for the then-current version 107 to seal off a bug that was already being used in real-life attacks. ~ To be clear, many, if not most, memory bugs never quite end up getting turned into remote code execution attacks.
Ping of death! FreeBSD fixes crashtastic bug in network tool
One of the first low-level network tools that any computer user learns about is the venerable ping utility.
FTX Withdrawals Resume But Only for Bahamas-Based Accounts
The move came as the Bahamas Securities Commission announced it had frozen the assets of FTX Digital Markets and appointed a provisional liquidator to oversee its assets.
Crypto Lender BlockFi Suspends Withdrawals
BlockFi, a centralized crypto lender which pays users a return on deposits of digital assets, has paused withdrawals on its platform.
Vitalik Buterin discusses his 'excitement' for the future of Ethereum
"When we walked in, the owner recognized me, and immediately showed me that he has ETH and other crypto-assets on his Binance account. ~ Buterin continued that due to side effects of The Merge, "transactions get included significantly more quickly, and the chain has become more stable, making it safer to accept transactions after fewer confirmations."
USDC issuer Circle terminates SPAC merger with Concord
Circle, the issuer of USD Coin announced the mutual termination of its proposed merger with the special purpose acquisition company Concord Acquisition on Dec. 5. The deal was announced in July 2021 with a preliminary valuation of $4.5 billion and was then amended in February 2022 when Circle's valuation ballooned to $9 billion.
WAHED Projects Donates 5 Million WAHED Coins To Fund Autism Research And Therapy
FEAC is an Italian non-profit organization focused on awareness, education and research to improve the care given to children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.